Get in the holiday mood this December and check out these local events.
• A Colonial Christmas at Fort King George
When: Saturday, Dec. 12
Where: Fort King George Historic Site, Darien
What: Join the garrison for dinner in the enlisted barracks and an evening of colonial-style yule tide merriment. RSVP by Dec.8.
Cost: $30 for dinner.
Info: (912) 437-4770
• Winter Muster, battle and candle lantern tour
When: Saturday, Dec. 12, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Fort McAllister Historic Site, Richmond Hill
What: Learn about the last days of this Confederate fort before its capture during Gen. Sherman’s "March to the Sea."
Cost: $3.50-$5. Parking is $5.
Info: (912) 727-2339
• Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe
When: Sunday, Dec. 13
Where: Wormsloe Historic Site, Savannah
What: Join a Christ-
mas celebration 18th-century style, with caroling and dancing, the burning of a yule log, holiday observances of the Colonial period, games and refreshments.
Info: (912) 353-3023
• A Colonial Christmas
When: Saturday, Dec. 19, 5-8 p.m.
Where: Fort Morris Historic Site, Midway
What: Get away from the commercialization of the holidays and visit the site for a peaceful celebration. Join park staff for colonial refreshments, a yule log, bonfire, 18th century music, caroling, dance and firing of the Christmas guns.
Info: (912) 884-5999
• Luminary Fun Night with Santa
When: Saturday, Dec. 19
Where: Skidaway Island State Park, Savannah
What: Bring your kids and pets for pictures with Santa, then walk an enchanted luminary trail, do holiday arts and crafts and enjoy caroling on hayrides. There will be holiday treats, hot chocolate and warm cider while you explore a nature museum with wildlife, fossil exhibits and live animals. $3 picture with Santa.
Cost: $5 for parking.
Info: (912) 598-2300